Daycare in the Arts
Daycare and Art:
The Museum of Depressionist Art
features the painting, "Daycare Hell", by Tisane
(literally "herbal tea") on their website.
Go to the link below to view:
(This is a parody of Venetian painter Titian's masterpiece, "Worship of
Venus", dated 1519).
in Drama (Movies, Plays, etc.)
The Simpsons, "A Streetcar
Named Marge" episode (1992), contains a subplot in which Maggie attempts to
retrieve her pacifier from a strict daycare attendant at the Ayn Rand* School
*A satirical reference to the famous Russian-American novelist and
right-wing Objectivist philosopher
Daddy Daycare (2003), Starring Eddie Murphy, this movie is a story about two
men who get laid off from their jobs and are inspired to open their own
Toy Story 3 (2010), this animated
movie describes how Andy's toys escape from hellish "Sunnyside" daycare.
Notable quotes include, "Daycare is a sad place...", and "It's not a family,
it's a prison!"
"Daycare Swindlers", a 5-piece punk
band formed in the mid-'90's in Washington, D.C.
"Pitbull Daycare", a mixture of
electronica, punk, and metal,
formed in 1995 in Texas
"Second Floor Daycare", a punk
Daycare and Poetry
First Day at Daycare
My daughter comes home smelling like
another woman's perfume
From Blink, "A
Little Little Magazine of Little Poems"
Beth Ann Fenelly, January-February 2004, vol. 3, no. 4